The EU has taken its first steps towards greater regulation of the internet with proposed legislation that would take on video content on social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp. It’s a slippery slope to leave to politicians.
The Tories have published their Election Manifesto with a remarkably heavy digital element to it.
The vaccine alliance has implemented the cloud-based identity management service to give stakeholders working on vaccination programmes across 73 countries access to data, information and knowledge.
How startup Deep Instinct uses deep learning AI technology to detect undocumented malware and might have thwarted last week’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak
The various political parties are all throwing around promises and commitments around a digital agenda. Now it’s the turn of the tech industry to come up with its own manifesto, courtesy of techUK.
Brexit, Brexit and more Brexit – but there are also some digital economy strands running through the Liberal Democrat Election Manifesto.
A Digital Ambassador and superfast broadband for all, but higher corporation tax and a clamp down on the ‘gig economy’ – digital commitments from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party.
In this special hit-and-run edition: a preview of SAP’s high stakes Sapphire Now – and how to track it on diginomica. Plus: cybersecurity reckons with WannaCry (and Trump). Your whiffs include security questions of questionable value, and Facebook getting creepy with teen targeting.
One highlight of the Infor Federal Forum was a view from AWS on the dynamics of public sector security. I missed him that day, but I tracked down AWS presenter Doug VanDyke to get his take on cloud security, and share the reactions to his keynote.
UK Election 2017 – Tories offer under-18s the Right to be Forgotten, threaten big fines for social media firms
A Tory victory on 8th June will lead to those youthful indiscretions on Facebook and Twitter being open to erasure. But there are also plans to fine social media firms for not moving at the speed of political opportunism over extreme content.
It’s been a busy week for President Trump, what with sacking the FBI Director, hosting a Russian government photo opp in the Oval Office, as as personally inventing a business phrase that dates back to the Great Depression. But there’s still time for another Executive Order, this time around cyber-security.